Commuters rush to the aid of teenaged schoolgirl who had her leg trapped by a passing tram
Commuters rush to the aid of teenaged schoolgirl who had her leg trapped by a passing tram

VIDEO: Watch as crowd rescues teen from tram

A CROWD of onlookers have miraculously freed a schoolgirl in Ireland after she was dragged almost 50m by a tram.

The teenager was screaming in agony, trying to free herself while her leg was caught underneath a carriage.

The Irish Mirror reports the woman was running for a bus with a bag full of books when she tripped on to the tracks as the tram hurtled towards her.

Watch the video below:


Once the driver stopped the tram, dozens of passengers rushed out of the emergency exist, pushing the tram enough for the girl to free her leg.

It follows a similar incident in Perth that made worldwide headlines after a man had his leg trapped by a train.

A video of the incident showed a huge crowd rocking the train back and forth until he was freed.

 

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